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Oct 7, 2011 7:30pm PDT
didn't know how to use a computer. i think you don't often see that in other companies. i have covered a lot of these companies. i don't think they really take the care. he really did care. he was a difficult boss at times, people will tell you that. but he had a way of bringing people up to do their best work. people would say yeah, he was difficult but he's a genius. his head designer came up with amazing designs. they worked closely together where, in away, technology takes a backstage to the thing you want to use it for. so people would fall in love with the device. they could make it theirs. >> you think his death marks the end of an era? >> i really do. i have sat and listened to him unvail a product now over a dozen times. and there was something about him. i was at apple the day before he died. they unvailed the iphone 4 s. tim cook got up there. he has a nice way about him, but he's not steve jobs. there was something about the passion that steve had that just came through. i don't think we will see that again, you know. >> tim cook, he has been at the helm for awhile. what ab
Oct 30, 2011 4:00pm PDT
francisco is heating up as more cities choose to use rank choice voting to we legislate their leaders. there is still debate over the method and outcome of instant runoff elections. >> a lot of eyes are on this for the election. it could be a test case of how it works very poorly. >> those stories, coming up next. >> belva: good evening. welcome to this week in northern california i'm belva davis. joining me tonight are mina kim, reporter for kged news and rachel gordon, city hall reporter for the san francisco chronicles. and josh richmond legal and political affairs reporter for the oakland tribune. josh, the governor just released this proposal on changing the pension plan. what are some of the main paint points. >> to create for new workers going forward hydrid pensions what ch are small parts like the defined benefit plan they have now. a bigger component of a 401 k type plan which is sort of what the american standard has become but is not something that a lot of public workers are used to. he would be pushing the retirement ages later for new workers. he would be using
Oct 21, 2011 7:30pm PDT
continue this dialog with all the stake holders and use what they call adaptive management to tweak the program. >> i like that term, tweak. >> what about with the economic situation the way it is. you mentioned other states have not signed on. is there a potential here for wh knows what if the economy cons to go south? how does this affect business out there? you mentioned the competitive nature of businesses. some of them may go across the board to other states to do business. >> we're going to have to switch segments in a minute and get states ready for that. >> the biggest idea is about leakage. going else where then this happens. there is also this idea of a hair cut. very quickly i'll try to do this. some facilities, benchmarks established. if you run a facility not quite up to snuff, like there is a finery up here in rodeo run by conco-phillips that's going of have to pay for some of those allowances right off the back and those companies are worried about that, too. again, really hard to say exactly what the effects are going to be. >> tweak age and leakage. >>> all right. t
Oct 16, 2011 4:00pm PDT
police chief anthony bass. early voccing kicks off in san francisco's first race to use rank choice voting with 11 major candidates vying for the job. >>> the netflix returns to one service with higher fees. coming up next. >> belva: good evening, i'm belva davis and welcome to "this week in northern california" and joining me are a consumer editor for kteu news, and rachel gordon, city hall reporter for the "san francisco chronicle" and sesley burt, and jonathan burt also with the tribune. josh, out of the hundreds of bills on governor brown's desk for the signature, what were the most significant ones? >> well, belva, significance lies a little bit in the eye of the beholder, and jerry brown managed to confound a lot of people by sort of pleasing and displeasing people on both sides of the aisle and on both sides of a lot of issues on equal measure and a very jerry brown kind of performance. the rhetoric this week was govern from the middle and defy the description and split the baby and he called it the canoe theory to paddle on the right and the left to have a straight course an
Oct 2, 2011 4:00pm PDT
panel are jill gordon and scott schafer, host of the california report. scott, explain to us what is realignment. how will it work? >> the way it's supposed to work, belva is that starting october first, tomorrow, counties are going to take responsibility for low-level lon non-violent non-sex offender enmates who are currently in state prisons. the county is going to be responsible for any parole violations. they are going to go to the county jail. that's exactly what's going to happen. >> there was like thousands of inmates, right, who would be coming to the county jails and going to county probation. >> right now the u.s. supreme court is requiring the state to reduce its prison population by 30,000 inmates over two years. this is a corner stone of that. the state feels that in order to do that responsibly they are going to do it slowly. these inmates are going to be going back to county gradually. it is not going to be a flood of inmates who are going to be let out of prison on october first. it is going to be people sentenced going forward on october first. people who violate par
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